DRC Ebola Outbreak Shifts To Rural Areas, WHO Says; Health Officials Mark 1,000th Survivor

CIDRAP News: WHO notes Ebola shift to rural areas, posing new challenges
“In its latest snapshot of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said there’s a clear shift away from densely populated urban areas toward sparsely populated rural areas. And in other developments, Tanzanian health officials again denied covering up Ebola cases, Hong Kong health officials have isolated a patient with a suspected Ebola infection while testing is under way, and global officials marked the 1,000th survivor of the outbreak…” (Schnirring, 10/4).

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